Early Career Physician Section

About the Early Career Physician Section

TPS’ newest section for early career physicians recognizes that early members involvement can start to lead a new generation of advocates for children’s health and safety.

As of April 1, 2008 TPS began developing outreach strategies for early career physicians (formerly young physicians).  Through the American Academy of Pediatrics TPS received funding for activities to generate interest among early career physicians to start such as section.

Why a Early Career Physicians Section (ECPS)?

The goal is to help the Early Career Physicians Section (ECPS) establish peer networks in new cities, practices and identify specific interests relevant to the physician just entering practice. Early Career Physicians can join TPS committees as representatives of ECPS to voice the concerns, coordinate programs and activities that further enhance the practice of medicine. TPS offers leadership opportunities for all stages of a pediatrician’s career.

How are Can You Become a Member of the Section?

First, you must be a member of the TPS.  Physicians under the age of 40 or who have been in practice 5 years or less can participate.  If you have been in practice for less than 5 years please contact the Members Services Manager below.

Resource Links

http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/default.shtm

http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/ 
Information provided by Texas Academy of Family Physicians

Early Career Physician Resources

AAP Pedialink

AAP Early Career Physician Section 
AAP YPS Newsletter

Just finishing up residency? Check out AAP's Life After Residency and the AAP's Young Physician's Guide

For more information contact

Crystal Healey
401 West 15th Street, Suite 682
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 370-1517